Deaccessioned October 25, 2012

Milk strainer with cover

Dutch (Delft)
late 17th–early 18th century

Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands


14.6 x 26.67 x 19.05 cm (5 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware





Blue and white. Cover chipped and glaze broken in several places. Strainer inside.


By 1889, Herbert W. C. Browne (b. 1860 - d. 1946), Boston; by descent to Norvelle E. Browne (b. 1890 - d. 1966), New York, Frances Browne, New York, and W. Prichard Browne (b. 1888 - d. 1977), New Canaan, CT; 1950, gift of the Brownes to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1950); October 25, 2012, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Skinner, Inc., Boston, April 10, 2014 (sale 2716M), lot 827.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Norvelle W. and Frances Browne and Mr. W. Prichard Browne